John Bauer's original, evocative illustrations bring these classic Swedish folk tales to life. John Bauer's illustrations inspired the cult classic Frank Oz and Jim Hensen movie Dark Crystal (a personal favorite of ours). These magical tales include tomtes, trolls and princesses with endless twists, turns and hilarious antics that will keep you and your little one enthralled and giggling.
This collection comprises 29 stories, including Elsa Beskow's When Mother Troll Took in the King's Washing; The Magician's Cape by Anna Wahlenberg; The Seven Wishes by Alfred Smedberg; The Ringby Helena Nyblom; Stalo and Kauras by P. A. Lindholm; The Maiden in the Castle of Rosy Clouds by Harald Ostenson.
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